Category Archives: Photography

Today Only $0.99 Sale on Amazon Kindle “Suburbanites on Safari”

Today Only $0.99 Sale on Amazon Kindle “Suburbanites on Safari” A book about adventures of 4 friends on their first African safari Follow the link   https://amzn.to/2BXxBYB  to download and enjoy this book. “An amazing real life perspective on African safari … Continue reading

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Free Lecture: Jews of the Jungles (and cities) in Brazil

Save the Date: Free Lecture: Jews of the Jungles (and cities) in Brazil Presenter: Irene Shaland Orange Library Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library Thursday March 19th, 2020 at 7:00 PM Join Irene Shaland, an internationally-published travel writer and author of … Continue reading

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Unknown Gems of the Mediterranean Jewish History: Malta and Corsica

Free Lecture at New City Library: Unknown Gems of the Mediterranean Jewish History: Malta and Corsica Sunday October 6th, 2019   2:00 PM The Malta archipelago, a miniscule spot in the middle of the Mediterranean, still remains unknown to most US … Continue reading

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Introducing The Cleveland Photo Fest

            The Cleveland Photo Fest was established in 2019 as an annual event for the benefit of the Greater Clevelanders who support photography as a fine art. Our mission is to strengthen the appreciation of photography as … Continue reading

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Visiting Bonifacio: Hotel Cala di Greco

  On our trip to Bonifacio, Corsica we recalled what Homer said about it: “We put into that port, so well-known amongst sailors: where sheer double cliffs, with no gaps, encircle the harbor and two headlands squeeze the narrow entrance … Continue reading

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Discovering Jewish Connections in Sardinia

Sardinia is an island famed for its unearthly beauty. Sardinia is second only to Sicily in its size among the Mediterranean islands. Like Sicily, Sardinia attracted numerous waves of invaders: Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, the Italian city-states of Pisa … Continue reading

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Review of Suburbanites on Safari by Marcia Polevoi

After reading my recently released book, Suburbanites on Safari: Chasing Lions and Giraffes in South Africa and Zimbabwe, Marcia Polevoi wrote a wonderful and insightful review that follows. “I have always wanted to go to Africa to see all the … Continue reading

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Barbara Miller’s Review of Suburbanites on Safari

Book: “Suburbanites on Safari” by Alex Shaland, Publisher: GTA Books “Are you ready for a wildlife adventure in southern Africa? Not sure where to start? What a wonderful travel guide “Suburbanites on Safari” is! Indispensable. Incredible photography and written in an … Continue reading

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Suburbanites on Safari Ranks #1 New Release on Amazon

Fantastic News from Amazon! Recently, Amazon ranked Alex Shaland’s upcoming book ” Suburbanites on Safari ” as Amazon #1 New Release. Following is a description of Alex Shaland’s new book: “An amazing real life perspective on African safari that has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Birds for beginners in Southern Africa by Philip Coetzee

Review by Philip Coetzee If you look for a field guide, this is the wrong book, but if you want to understand more about birds, about their biology, habits and habitat, this is the perfect book.  In a fun way, with … Continue reading

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